• UK Government Study: Green Fuels Cause More Harm Than Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 03/03/10

    Using fossil fuel in vehicles is better for the environment than so-called green fuels made from crops, according to a government study seen by The Times. The findings show that the Department for Transport’s target for raising the level of biofuel in all fuel sold in Britain will result in millions of acres of forest […]

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  • Integrity Of UK Climate Research In Doubt

    • Date: 01/03/10

    The integrity of climate change research is in doubt after the disclosure of e-mails that attempt to suppress data, a leading scientific institute has said. The Institute of Physics said that e-mails sent by Professor Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, had broken “honourable scientific traditions” about disclosing […]

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  • Climategate: House Of Commons Hearing

    • Date: 01/03/10

    The climate scientist at the centre of a media storm over private emails released on to the internet will face his first public questions on the affair today when he appears before a parliamentary committee. The science and technology select committee is expected to ask Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at […]

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  • Climategate: Memorandum Submitted By The Global Warming Policy Foundation

    • Date: 27/02/10

    Memorandum Submitted By The Global Warming Policy Foundation to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee INQUIRY INTO THE DISCLOSURE OF CLIMATE DATA FROM THE CLIMATIC RESEARCH UNIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA 1. The Global Warming Policy Foundation is a registered charity (no. 1131448) of an educational nature. Further details may be […]

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  • Ofcom Probes UK ‘Climate Porn’ Campaign

    • Date: 24/02/10

    Ofcom is to investigate the UK’s Government’s notoriously emotive ‘Drowning Dog’ prime time TV advertisements. Ad industry self-regulator the ASA is already conducting its own investigation of the ‘climate porn‘ campaign. The taxpayer-funded advertisement features a father reading a bedtime story to his young daughter. The picture book comes to life, with a Carbon Monster […]

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  • Sharp Decline In Public’s Belief In Climate Threat, British Poll Reveals

    • Date: 23/02/10

    Public conviction about the threat of climate change has declined sharply after months of questions over the science and growing disillusionment with government action, a leading British poll has found. The proportion of adults who believe climate change is “definitely” a reality dropped by 30% over the last year, from 44% to 31%, in the […]

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  • UN Climate Process Now In Limbo

    • Date: 22/02/10

    The UN process for tackling global warming is now captainless as well as rudderless after climate chief Yvo de Boer suddenly announced his resignation two months after the ill-starred Copenhagen summit. De Boer, 55, announced on Thursday he would step down as executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to pursue […]

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  • Green Energy Not Viable Without Heavy Subsidies

    • Date: 21/02/10
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    A landmark £2 billion green energy plant will be scrapped and moved abroad unless the government reverses its decision to limit subsidies, Dorothy Thompson, chief executive of Drax, has warned. Last year the FTSE 100 energy group announced a plan to build three power plants that would run not on coal but “biomass” such as […]

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